PARIS, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ExonHit Therapeutics S.A. (Alternext: ALEHT), a drug and diagnostic discovery company, announces changes in its Supervisory Board.
Following the annual shareholders' meeting of the Company, that was held on April 25th, 2008, Mr. Edmund Olivier de Vezin's appointment as member of the Supervisory Board, and as vice-chairman of the Board, expired as he has reached the age limit defined in the Company by-laws. The Supervisory Board then appointed Mr. Patrick Langlois, who had just been re-elected during the shareholders'meeting, as vice-chairman of the Board.
ExonHit Therapeutics'shareholders have also elected Mr. Frederic Desdouits, Ph.D. as member of the Supervisory Board.
Mr. Desdouits has been a partner with Bionest Partners, a consultancy firm focused on Life Sciences since 2005. Before joining Bionest, Frederic was head of Pharma Equity Research and a partner at Exane BNP Paribas. He also was head of a research team at GlaxoWellcome, and a Scientific Consultant for Hoechst and Guest Investigator at the Rockefeller University, New York, where he worked on Alzheimer's Disease. Frederic holds a Ph.D. from the College de France in collaboration with Rhone-Poulenc. He holds an MSc in pharmacology and is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique. He is also a member of the ACIIA.
"I am delighted to join the Supervisory Board of ExonHit and look forward to contributing to the analysis of strategic opportunities for the growth of ExonHit, based on my experience as a scientist, finance person and consultant" said Mr. Desdouits.
The Supervisory Board is chaired by Mr. Laurent Condomine, and Mr. Patrick Langlois is vice-chairman. The other Board members are Ms. Deborah Smeltzer, Mr. Christophe Jean, Mr. Michel Picot and Mr. Frederic Desdouits.
"We are very pleased to have Frederic Desdouits sitting on the
Supervisory Board of ExonHit Therapeutics. His professional background, his
|SOURCE ExonHit Therapeutics SA|
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